Obituary for George Baylor, 61

December 03,1957 To February 04,2019,


Funeral Services
A Celebration of Life gathering in the spring



George Baylor 1957 – 2019 George Lewis Baylor passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Pinnacle Regional Hospital in Boonville. He was born December 3, 1957 to Philip and Phyllis Baylor in Fayette. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Martha, three older brothers, Curtis (Kathy) Baylor, John Baylor and Jim “Peppy” Baylor, several nieces, nephews, cousins and many good friends. He was preceded in death by his mother in 1994. George graduated from Fayette High School and excelled in football. He made All-Conference as an offensive tackle his sophomore year, his junior year he made All-District, and finally as a senior he was chosen as Fayette High School’s first, First Team All-State football player. He attended Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg where he made life-long friends. After 30 years of employment he retired from the University of Missouri-Equine Center and Veterinary Hospital. George loved his family and friends, often serving in the role of chief BBQ chef at family dinners and birthdays. He greatly enjoyed time spent canoeing and fishing with his friends on the Current River. He was active in fishing tournaments and regularly attended the Annual Bennett Spring Trout Trip which began in 1992. George was a big fan of bluegrass music. A kind and loving person, George will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A Celebration of Life gathering will be planned for the Spring at the Baylor Farm. Memorial gifts ay be given to the Fayette Food Pantry or P.A.W.S. in care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home.